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Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Apple reveals iPhone 5: But is it innovative?

Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, speaks on stage during an introduction of the new iPhone 5 at an Apple event in San Francisco, Wednesday. (Eric Risberg - AP)

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The Apple rumor mill will continue to churn, but not about the iPhone 5, which Apple revealed today. The announcement slakes, if only for a moment, the thirst among Apple fans for a new product.

But is it innovative?

The new iPhone 5 is displayed during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco on Wednesday. (Justin Sullivan - GETTY IMAGES)
This is as the name makes clear, the fifth version the sixth version of the iPhone (thanks, commenter “ccs53“!), which is, according to reporting by the Post’s Hayley Tsukayama, 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than its predecessor. The phone will also contain the faster A6 chip at its heart with LTE capability, and a screen with improved color fidelity.

For more on the details, check out the live blog where we’re chronicling all of the latest developments.

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